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budget eating in Lausanne?

I was wondering if anyone would recommend places in Lausanne where one can eat a (healthy, warm) meal for say less than 20CHF?

The ones that I can think of are:
  • migros/coop/manor-restaurants (but they don´t offer warm food late in the afternoon or in the evening and they´re not open on Sundays...);
  • Mah-Jong

I used to live in Germany for three and a half years and there´re many more places for a meal for less than 10-15 Euros. In Zürich there´s also the "spaghetti factory". But I find it very hard to eat out in Lausanne at a reasonable price (for me). Though I cook almost every day, there´re still times when I need to eat out. Anyone who can give some suggestions? Thanks!
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Re: budget eating in Lausanne?

Chez Xu!!!

There's one at Riponne and one close to the station
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Chez Xu!!!

There's one at Riponne and one close to the station

Wow didn´t know there were two Chez Xu in Lausanne... Thanks!
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Re: budget eating in Lausanne?

I am experiencing the same problem! I've lived in Germany for 2 years and I am a food lover, so I feel your pain! I recently discovered Holy Cow, it's a "healthy" burger house, that (supposedly) uses pure swiss meat, home made buns and the best of ingredients. It's not cheap, considering it's just a burger, but it really makes you full and it's under 20 CHF. It's worth a look!

http://holycow.ch/burger-menu
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Re: budget eating in Lausanne?

Some previous threads of interest:

Reasonably priced Indian Restaurant in Lausanne CHF15 per meal

best buffet in lausanne?

Inexpensive Food in Lausanne

http://www.englishforum.ch/food-drin...anne-area.html

Breakfast Places in Lausanne

Restaurants (Lausanne)
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I am experiencing the same problem! I've lived in Germany for 2 years and I am a food lover, so I feel your pain! I recently discovered Holy Cow, it's a "healthy" burger house, that (supposedly) uses pure swiss meat, home made buns and the best of ingredients. It's not cheap, considering it's just a burger, but it really makes you full and it's under 20 CHF. It's worth a look!

http://holycow.ch/burger-menu

Thanks! I don´t like burgers with beef... Are the chicken burgers there good, too?
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I am experiencing the same problem! I've lived in Germany for 2 years and I am a food lover, so I feel your pain! I recently discovered Holy Cow, it's a "healthy" burger house, that (supposedly) uses pure swiss meat, home made buns and the best of ingredients. It's not cheap, considering it's just a burger, but it really makes you full and it's under 20 CHF. It's worth a look!

http://holycow.ch/burger-menu

I really miss the Gelato-Läden in Germany and so many restaurants, where one can have good warm pasta for less than 15 Euros...
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Re: budget eating in Lausanne?

The Dynasty in st. Francois in not bad for the price (service efficient but robot-like, be warned). It's above the Starbucks.
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Thanks! I don´t like burgers with beef... Are the chicken burgers there good, too?
I haven't tried them yet , I' ve only been there once, but I will definitely have a chicken burger next time I'm gonna be there.
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I really miss the Gelato-Läden in Germany and so many restaurants, where one can have good warm pasta for less than 15 Euros...
I miss all these small "Imbiss- Restaurants" where you can have a wonderful chinese, indian, thai, japanese etc dish for under 10 euros (sigh)!
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Re: budget eating in Lausanne?

The chicken burgers are delicious! I think they're better than the beef. I also like the veggie burgers.

I like the ethiopian restaurant abyssinia, near riponne. It's a bit more than 20 CHF, but they have a great mixed platter that is all you can eat. Great deal!
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The chicken burgers are delicious! I think they're better than the beef. I also like the veggie burgers.

I like the ethiopian restaurant abyssinia, near riponne. It's a bit more than 20 CHF, but they have a great mixed platter that is all you can eat. Great deal!

Then I´ll check it out sometime. Thanks!
By the way, "holy cow" doesn´t seem to open on sundays, do they?
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By the way, "holy cow" doesn´t seem to open on sundays, do they?
no, it doesn't...
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